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Description - Clinical Skills in Treating the Foot by Warren Turner

A textbook for podiatry students and others which looks at the treatment options for foot problems, how the appropriate selections should be made and how they should be incorporated into the management of the affected patient. The text is in 3 main sections: the essntial principles of managing foot disorders; methods for managing foot conditions; and the management of specific client groups.Written by an experienced team of clinicians who also understand the needs of students as well as practitionersLogical and clear structure makes it easy to use for both clinicians and studentsEach chapter is self-contained and can be used for independent reading topicsCase histories and clinical comment sections illustrate important clinical pointsKey points and summaries provides assistance for learning and reviewFeatures approximately 400 illustrationsHalf of the contributors are new - more experienced clinicians than those used for the previous editionNew chapter by new author on Clinical Governance (replacing old chapter of Audit and Outcome Measurement)Major revision by new authors of chapter on Treatment Planning to reflect new developments and changes in praciceCompletely rewritten chapter by new authors on Clinical protocolsMajor revision by new author of the chapter on Foot health education and promotionMajor rewrite with new author of the chapter on Pharmacology which will have expanded sections on topical and injected steroids and prescription medicines.Major revision by new authors of the chapter on Physical therapyNew section on chairside devices in the chapter on Mechanical therapeutics in the clinic (new authors involved)Chapter on Prescription orthoses now replaced with new chapter by new authors on Prescription devices..Major rewrite by new author of the chapter on sports injuriesNew chapter on Managing tissue viability repaces the old chapter on the Management of foot ulcers and now incorporates the material previously covered in old appendices 1 and 2 on Management of exudation in ulcers and Footcare advice for people with diabetes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780443071133
ISBN-10: 0443071136
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 17-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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